Quant Investing, Equities Algorithmic and High-Frequency Trading Expert at Top London HFT Conference

Golden Networking hosts the World's Most Influential High-Frequency Trading Conference Series, High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 London "Strategic and Tactical Insights for Investors, Speed Traders, Brokers and Exchanges", March 21 (www.High-Frequency-Trading.info).

New York City, NY, USA (March 14, 2013) -- Stuart Theakston, independent industry expert on Quantitative Investment, Algorithmic Execution and High-Frequency Trading in Equities, covering strategies, market micro-structure and technology, will be joining other high-profile panelists at the most influential high-frequency trading conference in the world, Golden Networking’s High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 London, March 21. Anyone interested or involved in high-frequency trading will be able to gain inside knowledge at High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 (http://www.High-Frequency-Trading.info) "Strategic and Tactical Insights for Investors, Speed Traders, Brokers and Exchanges,” which brings insightful keynote speeches and highly regarded panels.

Previously, Mr. Theakston was Head of Quantitative Research and Automated Trading at GLC Ltd, a $1bn London based hedge fund trading short-term Equity Statistical Arbitrage and CTA strategies. Mr. Theakston managed all research and development of the quantitative models and trading systems across Equity and CTA programmes. He originally joined GLC in 2008 to build the firm's High-Frequency and Automated trading capability in equities.

Prior to GLC, Mr. Theakston worked at Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank, with responsibility for delivering quantitative trading tools and high performance execution products to hedge fund clients and internal trading desks. Mr. Theakston started his career at Goldman Sachs and enjoyed a short stint as a Venture Capitalist during the (first) internet investment boom.

Mr. Theakston graduated from Cambridge University with an honours degree in Computer Science and also holds a masters degree in Finance from the London Business School.

High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 (http://www.High-Frequency-Trading.info) "Strategic and Tactical Insights for Investors, Speed Traders, Brokers and Exchanges" will bring insights for investors and speed traders, who need to protect and refine their competitive advantage in a world dominated by algorithmic and high-frequency trading. Recognized practitioners, regulators, experts, and strategists will return to High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 to provide attendees with the information they are looking for in an open and unbiased environment, highly conducive to the most efficient and effective networking.

Topics that will be discussed at High-Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 include the movement toward emerging markets, which is increasingly attuned to the use of bots, and the regulatory environment, specifically how new technologies are changing the game, including a look at the upcoming regulatory changes that undoubtedly will be precipitated by Knight Capital’s trading glitch.

High Frequency Trading Leaders Forum 2013 is produced by Golden Networking (http://www.goldennetworking.net), the premier networking community for business executives, entrepreneurs and investors. Panelists, speakers and sponsors are invited to contact Golden Networking by calling +1-414-FORUMS0 or sending an email to info@goldennetworking.net.

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